Nov 23, 2012; Fayetteville, AR, USA; LSU Tigers kickoff returner Michael Ford (42) on a kick return against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. LSU defeated Arkansas 20-13. Mandatory Credit: Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports

Michael Ford, RB, LSU Tigers: 2013 NFL Draft Player Profile

Height:  5’10”

Weight:  215 pounds

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40 Yard Dash:  N/A

Bench Press:  N/A

Vertical Jump:  N/A

Broad Jump:  N/A

20-Yard Shuttle: N/A

Career Stats

2012 71 392 5.5 22 3 2 29 14.5 27 0
2011 127 756 6.0 49 7 4 10 2.5 6 0
2010 45 268 6.0 36 3 2 30 15.0 27 1

Scouting Report/Player Notes

Ford may be the best overall back in LSU’s talented stable. He has really good size, but his speed is killer. He was LSU’s leading rusher in 2011 with 756 yards and seven touchdowns, and they used him quite a bit when they brought in Jordan Jefferson for the option. That might not be part of their offense this year as much if Zach Mettenberger can step up and be a top notch QB, but one thing is for sure–LSU will get Ford chances, specifically in open space. He has really great quickness and vision after he gets the ball, but one area where you’d like to see him get better is in the passing game, where he only had four receptions in 2011. I’m really intrigued by his size/speed combination and I think he could turn out to be the best of the bunch in the NFL.

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